Gov. Jay Inslee, who will have the ultimate say over the construction of what would be the Northwest's largest oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver, hasn't taken a stand on the project. But members of the state's Congressional delegation are weighing in.
By Associated Press April 16, 2014 9:59 a.m.
PORTLAND — After years of layoffs or weak hiring, many school districts in Oregon are hiring teachers.
By MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press April 16, 2014 6 a.m.
SEATTLE — Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state attorney general's office.
By Salvador Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times April 16, 2014 6 a.m.
Google Inc. has applied for a patent that details a way to fit a camera into a contact lens.
By The Columbian April 16, 2014 6 a.m.
David Henderson has been named president of Prestige Care Inc. and Prestige Senior Living LLC., both based in Vancouver.
By The Columbian April 15, 2014 4:51 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon state economists say March saw the largest one-month increase in jobs since well before the Great Recession.
By STEVEN DuBOIS, Associated Press April 15, 2014 4:30 p.m.
PORTLAND — The company that operates the Port of Portland’s container terminal has been fined $18,360 following a safety inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
By Gordon Oliver April 15, 2014 4:27 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. today at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St.
By Don Brunell April 15, 2014 6 a.m.
One of the problems with the minimum wage debate is the name itself. If we want to ensure that we don’t hurt lower-income workers, we should consider total compensation, not just wages.
By J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post April 15, 2014 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Carol Supplee thought she had everything in order.
By Stephanie Rice April 14, 2014 8:12 p.m.
BNSF Railway officials emphasized a safety-first mentality, billions of dollars' worth of capital investments and a pledge to spend millions training first responders in the event of an oil spill during a workshop Monday with the Vancouver City Council.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 5:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.